International Journal of

Depression and AnxietyISSN: 2643-4059


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/IJDA-2017/1710012

Biopsychosocial Stressors in Pre-liver Transplant Patients: A Case Series

Mahdod Eftekar, MD, FRACGP, FRANZCP

Article Type: Case Series | First Published: April 13, 2019

Liver transplant candidates undergo multiple stressors due to the complexity of the medical, social and psychological circumstances about the transplantation. These stressors may predispose candidates to psychiatric disorders or acopic responses. Authors looked at the medical documents of 43 transplant candidates referred from Jan 2015 to May 2018 retrospectively. The biopsychosocial stressors extracted from the psychiatrist and social worker's notes....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/IJDA-2017/1710011

Meaning and Agency in Biological Autonomy: The Motor Image in Self Integration

Denis Larrivee

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 29, 2019

Understanding the physical basis for mediating personal integration constitutes an important domain of investigation for physical and mental health. Among its singular determinants are behavioral influences that plastically shape integration through motor plans and executed movements, and which also fundamentally contribute to cognition. A key requirement of the motor plan is that of framing motions in the context of an agent, where the body is appropriated as an origin of action emergence. Embo...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/IJDA-2017/1710010

A Way of Bridging the Gap between Psychological Treatments and Antidepressant Medication

Alejandro Arnaldo Barroso Martinez, PhD

Article Type: LETTER TO EDITOR | First Published: March 22, 2019

Depression is characterized by persistent sadness, accompanied by an inability to carryout daily activities, feelings of worth lessness, guilt, or hopelessness, and thoughts of self-harm. Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression. Especially when long-lasting or severe intensity, depression may be come a serious health condition. At its worst, depression can lead to suicide. Depression is treatable with psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, antidepressant med...

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